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Oct 11, 2012 11:30pm PDT
, but that they were well prepared. live in santa clara, california, i'm maureen naylor. >> many people join mitt romney as they watched the debate at his hotel in asheville, north carolina. romney was campaigning there earlier in the day and said he was certain that paul ryan would do great. president obama caught the first part of the debate on air force one. the president had been campaigning and fundraising in south florida. the president called his running mate earlier today wishing him good luck. >>> we have posted more videos. look for the news tab right on the front page. >> they will face off again next week in their own debate scheduled for next tuesday the 16th at 6:00 p.m. now, it is being held here at the university in new york and it will be a town hall meeting format. those in the audience will be able to ask the candidates about foreign and domestic policy issues, moderated by the cnn reporter. so now how will you vote? you can take the ktvu election quiz on our facebook page as you can find the quiz right under our cover photo. >> reporter: and this is growing concern tonight for
KICU
Oct 16, 2012 11:30pm PDT
up tonight at 10:45, one woman says she has the solution to california's education funding problem. how she is taking on the governor and why some say her way would do more harm than good. >> oracles towering that is expected to defend the america's cup is in pieces tonight and being towed back to port after it capsized in the churning waters of san francisco bay this afternoon. healther holmes has been tracking the effort to retrieve the boat. she's live at pier 80. you spoke to the skipper who was on board when that capsized. >> some very scary moments for the skipper and his crew. his team today did something he never thought it would do, capsize a massive ac 72. this is a devastating blow. he's still predicting an america's cup victory. rattled but not defeated, oracle team usa skipper talked about the spectacular flip the cat ma ran took in san francisco bay this afternoon. >> we nose dived and capsized the boat. we done the exact same turn previously. >> reporter: the support boat attempted to retrieve the vessel. >> there was a very big tide today. quickly took us out under
KICU
Oct 30, 2012 11:30pm PDT
into the front of the muni bus. >>> it's the second shark attack on a surfer in california. the attack happened at bunkers surfboard. that's what happened to the surfer's board. that bite mark there is unmistakable. a man on the beach said the surfer was able to get out of the water on his own but was bleeding profusely. >> he was really gashed up. he had serious gashes from his nipple down to his hip. he was definitely bleeding out pretty good. >> reporter: the surfer was taken to the hospital where he underwent surgery. he remains there tonight. it was last tuesday that a surfer died after he was attacked by a sharp off the santa clara coastline. >>> the storm's massive footprint has left at least 50 people dead and a huge some surge has caused widespread flooding. tonight more than 8 million people are without power. countless others had to be rescued from their flooded homes and many of them don't know when they will be able to return. this is what it looked like in new jersey where waters stranded hundreds of cabs. the storm continues to move north where residents are bracing for more pote
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Oct 23, 2012 11:30pm PDT
a record tieing five tornadoes touched down in northern california yesterday. those tornadoes damaged hopes and downed trees near yuba city. it also caused plenty of damage in elk grove and sacramento county. one man said his home only sustained minor damage but his nerves are still recovering. >> throughout the whole house it felt like a suction and it was like shaking, shaking, shaking and then boom that was it. >> reporter: the weather service says the last time northern california was hit by five tornadoes in one day was april fools day back in 1996 when the twisters hit near stockton. >>> up in the sierra, two words you don't want to hear in the same sentence, snow and construction. ktvu's ken pritchett tells us how that led to a back up. >> reporter: for the 14th year, the cars were running. >> it was a great surprise but also a combination of the construction that's going on down there. >> reporter: westbound traffic on i80 was backed up about 50 miles from immigrant gap. the summer road construction was supposed to be finish before the first snow. a single lane of traffic and large
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Oct 26, 2012 11:30pm PDT
up in ten days will provide clarity about the status of education funding here in california. in the meantime there's only uncertainty. as rob roth tells us, it has one school posting two schedules. holway needs to take a statistics class. and she learned that her school may be offering fewer statistics team which could shut her out. >> basically have me on hold and i'm trying to finish so i can get a job. >> reporter: they've posted online a unique class schedule. the classes offered in red will be offered if governor brown's tax measure passes next month along with measure i a 28- dollar a year pass. >> the reality is, now that it may take a student beyond six years, seven, eight years or more to be able to get a seat in the classes that they need. >> reporter: students say they appreciate knowing in advance what's at stake but some fear their future is in doubt. this student wants to become a history teachers but history classes are red lined. support is declining with now less than 50% of those surveyed in favor of it. at chabot college in hayward, rob roth. >>> muslims
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Oct 3, 2012 11:30pm PDT
. standard at citibank. >>> one of the most hotly debated issues on the upcoming ballot is whether california should abolish the death penalty. rita williams actually witnessed an execution. most inmates on death row will likely die of natural causes. >> reporter: look at these pictures of some of the worst of the worst. names synonymous with fear, terror, evil. serial killers such as the night stalker, richard ramirez. charles ing. he killed 11. the trail side killer, speed freak killer. remember ramon salcido? his seven victims included his wife and two daughters. scott peterson. richard allen davis. the hellzer brothers. and the rape, torture, and murder duo. a remind of just a few of the people now on california's death row. that could change in november. proposition 34 would abolish capital punishment here. and the death sentences of those 725 men and women would be commuted to life without the possibility of parole. san quentin's death row would disappear. >> it is about savings and accountability, and justice. >> i think that proposition 34 is misguided. it should not pass. >> formidab
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Oct 4, 2012 11:30pm PDT
tell you other cities in california have explored ordnances that will regulate how and where medical marijuana may be grown. eric rasmussen. >>> new at 10:00, contra costa officials have identified the man who died of rabies. health officials say he likely came in contact with a bat in southern contra costa county back in march. this is the county's first death from rabies in almost 20 years. >>> california's new ban against conversion therapy used to tray gay teenagers is now the subject of two federal lawsuits. christian legal group liberty council filed a lawsuit. therapists claim it can change the sexual orientation of teens. the conservative pacific justice institute also filed suit. the ban would take effect january 1st. >>> tonight at 10:25 the story of a gay teen in a battle with the boy scouts. his family's fight for his eagle rank and where they are taking it. >>> albany police are releasing new information tonight about the popular teacher who was arrested molestation charges then committed suicide. the chief of police commended the alleged victims for coming forward. azum
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Oct 8, 2012 11:30pm PDT
[inaudible] trying to get a job. >> reporter: it is voluntary in california. the company said they joined after the department of homeland security launched an investigation into them. a vice president said that he believes the boycott is driven in part by a union that's trying to organize its workers. >> unusual move from convicted child molester jerry sandusky. he gave a radio interview one day before he is set to be sentenced. he talked not only of going to prison but what he said he knows in his heart about what happened. >> reporter: jerry sandusky speaking out from his jail cell ahead of his sentencing on 45 counts of sexual abuse. him can take away my life, make me into a monster, but they can't take away my heart and i know i did not do these alleged disgusting things. >> reporter: he was convicted of abusing 10 boys. paterno. in the statement the 68-year- old said that he will continue to fight. >> didn't loose the proven facts, evidence, accurate locations and times. anything can be said, we lost to speculation, stories influenced by people who wanted to convict me. we must fi
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Oct 17, 2012 11:30pm PDT
in california, hitting a new five-year low. there were slightly more than 49,000 default notices filed through july to september, down a third from the same period last year. several counties in the bay area were reported among the least likely for homeowners to go in to default. >>> american airlines will post job openings for 1500 flight attendants. the airline needs to replace 2200 flight attendants who took buy-outs. american announced $238 million in losses for the 3rd quarter, much of that due to fuel cost. >> those red flag warnings in effect overnight tonight and tomorrow morning. winds in the east bay hills could gust to 20, 25 miles per hour. the fire danger will be elevated the next 24 hours and daytime highs warmer tomorrow than they were today. how do we know that? look at the current temperatures. it's 70 right now in oakland. 75 in redwood city. 70 in antioch. 67 in livermore. 68 degrees in down town san francisco at 10:20 at night. definitely warm out there. going to start out warm tomorrow. no fog to contend with. fire danger up. humidity down. when i come back at 10:45, we'l
KICU
Oct 9, 2012 11:30pm PDT
jerry sandusky's sentencing. >>> a new survey out tonight from the public policy institute of california finds millions of the californians are not prepared to vote in the upcoming election. 27% of eligible adults are still not registered to vote. of those registered 43% are democrat, 35% are registered as republican. 21% are independent and the majority of those voters say they are likely to go democrat rather than republican. >> if you still need to register the deadline is october 22nd. >>> how will you vote? take our election quiz to help you decide. like ktvu channel 2 news on facebook and you will find the presidential election quiz. >>> some people in san francisco are trying to help. in a story you will see only on 2. john fowler speaks to two teenage victims of rape. >> reporter: amidst haiti poverty, disease,i've learned there's widespread raping of at least 6,000 refugee children. >> i was raped by three young men who live in the same camp with me. >> reporter: i spoke by skype and translator today with two 17-year-old rape victims. >> i know the rapists, i gave them his name
KICU
Oct 12, 2012 11:30pm PDT
for the president's campaign. >>> and coming up in 10 minutes, why opponents of california's prop 32 say the way it's written makes the proposition unfair. >>> police in sonoma are looking for a man they said exposed himself at two grocery stores just minutes apart. this is a surveillance picture of the man. police say he went inside a safeway store two weeks ago and exposed himself the to a female shopper. they say he then went across the street to sonoma market and exposed himself to a female employee there. the man fled and officers were unable to find him. >>> together is proving to be a -- october is proving to be a recordbreaking month for b.a.r.t. that makes for the fifth busiest day ever. tuesday and wednesday were also among the top ten busiest days for b.a.r.t. last saturday scored the highest weekend ridership of all time. in addition to the baseball play offs, weekend events threw riders for fleet week, strictly grass roots festival and the america's cup competition. download our app and you can watch all our newscasts live on your mobile device. >>> in a city known for being sinful one
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Oct 1, 2012 11:30pm PDT
, the california ban on california marriage and the federal defense of marriage act which denies same-sex couples the same federal benefits as hetero sexual couples. >>> macy's is looking forward to the holiday shopping season. the retail giant says it plans to hire 80,000 seasonal workers that's a 2-1/2% increase. most of the work will be part time. the department store chain says the seasonal help will work at macy's and blomingdale online centers and distribution facilities. >>> on wall street it was a mixed monday. the dow gained 77 points but the nasdaq dropped two. this came after a report showed manufacturing grew last month for the first time in four months. >>> the family of a missing s era toga man is asking for help in locating him. they said no one has heard from eric dean garcia since he left a friend's home near downtown san jose on september 18th. garcia is 32 years old. he's described as 5'10", about 350 pounds with a harley davidson symbol tattooed on the back of his head. anyone with information is asked to contact police. >>> the a's are just one out away from clenching a wild
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Oct 10, 2012 11:30pm PDT
home in hercules. tonight, a fugitive from southern california, and his wife are both in custody after they were found with the woman's car in washington state. ktvu's heather holmes is live at the victim's home in hercules to tell her, the pair is believed to be behind a series of crimes. >> reporter: that includes carjackings, robberies, and now, possibly murder. this house here on ash court remains off limits. as you can see, there are candles, and flowers in the driveway. tonight, hercules police are trying to connect the dots between this house and the accused criminal couple. for days the grieving family of suzy coe has searched for answers in the stabbing death of the retired school teacher. today, hundreds of miles away in washington state, a crucial crew was found. >> this is the first deep breath we took. >> reporter: the subaru missing from the home was spotted this morning in the king county town of sea-tac. an officer saw it parked in the neighborhood, ran the license plate, and it came up stolen. >> once you looked into the darken windows, a male popped out out of the pas
KICU
Oct 19, 2012 11:30pm PDT
california. >> the historic claremont hotel and spa may once again be on the market. could be auctioned november 8th. the claremont is a billion dollar bankruptcy proceeding. the 279 room report is two years shy of 100th birthday. the current owner bought the claremont and four other properties about two years ago. >> missing south bay teenager turned 16 today. how friends and family mark the days and continue to hold out hope she'll be found alive. >> a car slams into a building in oakland forcing evacuations. the illegal activity that may have led to the crash. óñ >>> new video into the news room tonight. witnesses say the driver of a porch suv was street racing in oakland before he slammed right into the side of a travel agency and some apartments. also clipped a pedestrian who was taken to the hospital with minor injuries. witnesses say the driver then abandoned the suv. jumped into another car and took off. sierra lamar turned 16 years old today. ktvu's robert honda tells us although she's been missing they hold out hope. >> reporter: huddling together during home coming week is
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Oct 25, 2012 11:30pm PDT
. >> reporter: the prop 38 fails, california schools will take a hit. >> i think californians want to do what's right for california schools. >>> more details now another new poll this one from the l.a. times and usc finds another controversial prop measure in a tie. prop 37 would require labeling of genetically modified foods. 44% are in favor of it, 42 oppose. 14% are still undecided. the support been increasing due to a barrage of advertising. >>> vaccination during pregnancy can help ensure that a mother creates enough anti bodies for her baby that is at greatest risk right after birth. doctors say vaccinations are safe during pregnancy. the recommendation now goes to the cdc. >>> it's going to be a cool one tonight. we know that because obviously the nights are getting longer but it's not that windy out there right now. we go out toward the delta area, toward the cardena strait and let's pick up this buoy. the winds are north-northwest at seven. this time of night i would expect wind going up to 20 miles per hour. light wind like this over in fairfield north-northwest at two that tells y
KICU
Oct 29, 2012 11:30pm PDT
across a half dozen states. a california's 129th rescue wing left moffett field. their mission to rescue stranded storm victims and deliver supplies to isolated communityings. right now it is unclear how long this crew will stay there. they say it all depends on the weather and the extent of the damage caused by sandy. >> sandy caused massive problems for travelers at sfo all direct flights from the air force to mayor cities were cancelled leaving thousands of travelers stranded. airline officials say the situation actually could have been a whole lot worse. >> reporter: the beyonki incomes i family left to travel the world. their scheduled france to new york cancelled putting connecting flights to paris and sidney unknown. >> i said you are an american everything is possible. keep quiet. >> reporter: within minutes they were rerouted through chicago. >> we were all right, with two hours delay no more. it's incredible. >> reporter: not everyone has been so lucky. thanks to hurricane sandy, flights across the country have been cancelled. 150 of them in san francisco international air forc
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Oct 24, 2012 11:30pm PDT
met some women supporters at a pizzeria. he also visited southern california, and right now is in las vegas. >>> meantime, mitt romney made a stop in reno. he also spoke about economic recovery. >> small businesses is where some 2/3 of the jobs in this country come from. i want to keep taxes down on install business. i want to get regulators to see they're encouraging small business, not crushing it. >> romney walked off the plane to a rally in cedar rapids. he said he would be a better choice for american families. >>> with the election nearing, the birther controversy is now reignited by donald trump. he has offered to donate $5 million to charity if the president releases his college application and passport records. trump has accused president obama of being the least transparent president in the history of the country. he says he will donate the money to the president's charity of choice. >>> in jamaica, hurricane sandy passed over the island leaving as much as a foot of rain. an elderly man died when he was crushed by a bolder that rolled into his house. in some towns, crocodil
KICU
Oct 5, 2012 11:30pm PDT
more than a month away but early voting in california is set to begin next month. folks who want to get their votes in now can head to county election offices in just a couple days. monday is actually columbus daye closed. ballots for people who will be voting by mail will be sent out tuesday when the post office reopens from the holiday. so how will you vote? you can take our election quiz to help you decide like ktvu channel 2 news on facebook and find our presidential election quiz right under the cover photo. >> the search for two man accused of scamming an elderly woman out of her lifesavings. >>> and new information of a principal not reporting abuse allegations. >> it's a big weekend coming up lots going on in san francisco. the complete forecast. look at the five day as well. a chance of items on packages. benefit march of dimes and their efforts to promote healthy babies. >> a multi vehicle pile up on interstate 75 in florida sent 30 people to the hospital. two people had to be airlifted by medical helicopters. it was a series of three crashes. no fatalities have been reported.
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Oct 18, 2012 11:30pm PDT
them to slow down or squint. so far california highway patrol officers haven't noticed an increase on accidents. caltrans says those responsible are stealing from taxpayers. >> we pay for caltrans ourselves any way just like we pay for our schools. when people are stealing from that you're stealing from everybody that pays their taxes. >> reporter: caltranss officials say some lighting systems on signs can cause up to $800,000 to replace. they are making it more difficult for thieves to access wiring but they stáeul would like the public's help -- still would like the public's help. if you do see a sign that is not lit, they're asking you to please call 911. janine de la vega, ktvu news. >>> police say they have arrested one of their own on a single charge of felony grand theft. officer jeffrey enslen is being charged of time sheet fraud. the arrest following a nine month investigation. enslen was arrested today without incident and booked in. he's been placed now on paid administrative leave. >>> a federal judge today called the city of oakland dysfunctional and gave it until tom
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